Work Schedule/Days: Day / Monday – Friday
Employment Type: Full-Time
Location: Center for Advanced Pediatrics
Requisition #: 71524
The feeding technician in the Pediatric Feeding Disorders Program provides direct care to patients enrolled in the feeding treatment program as well as assists with all case related preparation and organization.
- Bachelor’s degree in psychology, education, speech communication, or allied discipline
- Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days of employment
- No minimum experience required.
- Experience in the implementation of behavioral assessment/treatment programs with individuals with developmental disabilities or medically complex populations preferred
- Experience in Microsoft Office
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*
- Ability to provide, assess, interpret, and communicate client-specific data in response to treatment protocols
- Must possess strong organizational and time management skills along with ability to manage multiple tasks
- Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Must possess excellent customer service skills
- Must be able to successfully pass all post-training tests which may include basic Applied Behavior Analysis post-test, 3-step post-test, assaultive techniques checklist post-test, and teaching procedures role playing
- Implements behavioral feeding protocols with clients of varying backgrounds.
- Assists with the preparation of treatment foods following strict hygiene and safety standards.
- Collects and organizes behavioral data from feeding sessions.
- Assumes responsibility for case-related activities in conjunction with the primary therapist (e.g., graphing, medical documentation, and communication with the case manager and family).
- Utilizes safe and appropriate handling, management, and guidance procedures when transporting or working with patients.
- Assists in the maintenance of supplies necessary for implementation of behavioral feeding protocols.
Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.
Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.
Ability to lift up to 40 lbs independently and greater than 40 lbs with assistance
Bending/Stooping – Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Climbing – Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Lifting – Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Pushing/Pulling – Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Sitting – Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Standing – Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Walking – Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Hearing/Speaking – Effective communication with patients, staff and visitors
Some potential for exposure to blood and body fluids
Address: 1400 Tullie Circle, Atlanta, GA 30329
Function: Allied Health – Rehab